As a student in a health program at Hawkeye Community College, and to participate in clinicals, you will be required to complete the following screenings: Criminal background check, sex offender registry, child abuse registry, and dependent adult registry. The outcome could possibly affect your opportunities to participate in the clinical setting.
The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.
When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
* PNN-100 must be completed through an accredited college or show proof of CNA Registry. Applicants will need to provide an official transcript showing successful course completion or work with Admissions to confirm being on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry.
Students are strongly encouraged to take the LPN licensure exam after Semester 2 coursework has been completed. Students will then have the option to begin working as an LPN.
* Required summer course for fall start students.
Course Cost Calculation
Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.
The course cost calculation does not include: